The Thursday Club celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding in 1983 with a social event in the Parish Centre on 13 June 2008.

George McGrattan was compère and Richard Devine of Ayr provide dance music on the keyboard
. The Von Crap Singers lead a sing-song and Marie-Anne McGrattan sang songs from the shows. Michael and Fiona Brown and family provided an excellent buffet.

There were a few acknowledgements of Alice McGrattan as the longest serving member and her twenty-five years as secretary. Moira Donnelly invided her to cut the celebration cake. Margaret Caddies, Muriel Doherty, Moira Donnelly, Maria Hilferty and Maureen Kelly sang a song written by Margaret in tribute to Alice. Alice was also presented with flowers and a version of her family tree, embroidered by Muriel Docherty.

More photographs of the celebration may be viewed from the Pictures page.